Handel's Messiah http://wrti.org en The Philadelphians and Handel's Messiah LIVE from Verizon Hall: Sunday, December 22 at 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphians-and-handels-messiah-live-verizon-hall-sunday-december-22-2-pm <p>Not to be missed this Sunday at 2 pm is a special LIVE <strong>Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert</strong> broadcast of Handel's Baroque masterpiece,&nbsp;<em><strong>Messiah. </strong></em>It will be the only performance of this beloved work this season by The Philadelphia Orchestra. The concert is sold out; but you can hear it right here on WRTI!</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:11:45 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6822 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphians and Handel's Messiah LIVE from Verizon Hall: Sunday, December 22 at 2 PM Handel's Messiah: A Christmas Tradition Born in the Spring http://wrti.org/post/handels-messiah-christmas-tradition-born-spring <p></p><p>Handel’s<em> Messiah,</em> originally composed for performance during the springtime Christian observance of Lent, has become a&nbsp; contemporary staple of Christmas celebrations in modern America. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more on this 18th-century oratorio.</p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/messiah-1" target="_blank"><strong>On Sunday, December 22, at 2 pm, WRTI will broadcast The Philadelphia Orchestra and The Philadelphia Singers Chorale with soloists in a LIVE performance of Handel's <em>Messiah,</em> direct from The Kimmel Center!</strong></a></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:10:26 +0000 Susan Lewis 6795 at http://wrti.org Handel's Messiah: A Christmas Tradition Born in the Spring Handel's Messiah on WRTI: Christmas Day at 12 Noon http://wrti.org/post/handels-messiah-wrti-christmas-day-12-noon <p>One of the highlights of the Christmas season is to hear Handel's <em>Messiah </em>in performance. This year, on Christmas Day at 12 noon, we'll bring you a performance by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Baroque specialist Helmut Rilling with soloists Annette Dash, soprano; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; James Taylor, tenor; Shenyang, bass; and the Gaechinger Kantorei, Stuttgart.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 23:55:09 +0000 Jack Moore 4922 at http://wrti.org Handel's Messiah on WRTI: Christmas Day at 12 Noon Handel's MESSIAH at the Ballet http://wrti.org/post/handels-messiah-ballet <p>Susan Lewis considers George Frideric Handel's iconic 18th-century oratorio and its interpretation in dance as the Pennsylvania Ballet presents choreographer Robert Weiss' MESSIAH, set to the music of Handel. The final performances of MESSIAH, at the Academy of Music, are on March 17th.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 11:14:22 +0000 Susan Lewis 3413 at http://wrti.org Handel's MESSIAH at the Ballet All About Handel's Messiah http://wrti.org/post/all-about-handels-messiah <p>Susan Lewis provides background information and insight into Handel's <em>Messiah. </em>(Originally published in 2011.)</p><p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-1002770.mp3</p><p></p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:18:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 3251 at http://wrti.org Jan Vogler--Handel's Messiah--the role of stage managers http://wrti.org/post/jan-vogler-handels-messiah-role-stage-managers <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Jan Vogler. The much talked-about cellist is about to make his Philadelphia debut.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks ahead to performances of Handel's <i>Messiah</i>.</p> <p>Jason Peifer looks at the role of the stage manager.</p> <p><b>Resources:</b></p> <ul><li><a href="http://www.janvogler.com/" target="_blank">Jan Vogler</a> </li> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Frideric_Handel" target="_blank">More about George Frideric Handel</a></li> </ul> Sat, 01 Dec 2007 19:29:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 1904 at http://wrti.org Jan Vogler--Handel's Messiah--the role of stage managers